I’m the co-founder of zkFi a modular framework to preserve privacy in public blockchains and simultaneously provide decentralized compliance network.

I’m also an honorary research fellow at Gillmore Centre for Financial Technology at University of Warwick.

I was the Head of DeFi Research at Polygon. At Polygon, I also led the R&D and incubation of innovative blockchain primitives and co-authored the whitepaper of Polygon 2.0. I have authored multiple papers on the topics of zero knowledge proofs, privacy, novel design and risk assessment of DeFi protocols and crypto economics.

I am an active advisor and speaker in the blockchain community, and has served as a technical advisor for several blockchain startups. I have worked in quantitative roles in traditional finance firms like JPMorgan Chase and ICICI bank. I started my career as a computational fluid dynamics engineer at Ansys.

I hold a PhD in Economics from the University of Warwick, an MA in economics from the Delhi School of Economics, and a Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

  • Blockchain
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Privacy
  • Cryptoeconomics
  • Smart contracts
  • Cooking food and minting blocks
  • PhD in Economics

    University of Warwick

  • MRes in Economics, distinction

    University of Warwick

  • MA in Economics

    Delhi School of Economics

  • BTech in Chemical Engineering

    Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Selected Press

  • Bloomberg. Mukherjee, A. (2023, Jan 12). When Terminator Robots Police Loan Markets.
  • Cointelegraph. Anderson, D. (2022, December 31). Proof of reserves is becoming more effective, but not all its challenges are technical.
  • Cointelegraph. Chaudhary, A. (2022, December 30). What to expect from crypto the year after FTX.
  • Messari. Oghenekaro, E. (2022, December 21). Gauntlet’s Proposal for Aave Protocol Risk Management: Failure and Future.
  • Cointelegraph. Singer, A. (2022, December 7). Decentralized identity: Proving it’s really you in the 21st Century.
  • Be In Crypto. Gogo, G. (2022, November 22). Decentralized Credit Scores: Polygon Looks to Disrupt Market With Its New Identity System.
  • The Defiant. Chaudhary, A. (2022, November 14). A Recipe for Making DeFi Lending Sustainable and Stable.
  • Bloomberg. Mukherjee, A. (2022, May 16). The World’s Best Stablecoin Has Advice for Newbies.
  • Washington Post. Mukherjee, A. (2022, May 16). The World’s Best Stablecoin Has Advice for Newbies.
  • Vox EU. Viswanath-Natraj, G; Chaudhary, A . (2022, May 13). Algorithmic stablecoins and devaluation risk.
  • Ideas For India. Chaudhary, A; Yuan, S. (2022, April 28). Private returns to bureaucratic appointments: Evidence from financial disclosures in India.

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